The truth about fairy-tale love

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! SELINE SHENOY Los Angeles “Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.”     — Fawn Weaver Who doesn’t enjoy a good love story? Romeo and Juliet. Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. Rose and Jack. Lancelot and Guinevere. Ross and Rachel. We become emotionally invested in those characters, rooting for their union. These tales resonate, because we see ourselves in them. The longing and desire for our one true love is universal. We crave passionate, soul-stirring love; a bond that can elevate us to heights of ecstasy. Romantic stories offer us a portal to
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Seline Shenoy

Seline Shenoy

Seline Shenoy is a Dubai-based blogger, podcaster, reporter, and content creator on topics related to psychology and personal growth, wellness, social and global issues, and history. Having lived and traveled in different parts of Scandinavia, Seline has a fondness for all things Nordic and is a regular contributor to the online magazine Visit her website at

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